vii, 347 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates : 23 cm
LC copies signed by author
"Charter Schools Development Corporation."
Includes bibliographical references
Introduction -- The decision -- The origins of chartering -- The Minnesota story: blueprint to legislative passage, not Civics 101 -- From idea to national movement -- Epilogue: a personal journey through chartering: twenty years of highs and lows -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix I: commentaries -- Appendix II: viewpoints -- Appendix III: Biographies and chronologies -- Appendix IV: Legislation